Tag Archive for Sprawl

Infill for open space

Wednesday’s Chronicle had an article on the front page of the Bay Area section entitled “Report urges preserving Bay Area outdoors” which urges the Bay Area work and preserve at risk open space.

One [more] small step

Today, Governor Schwarzenegger signed SB375. This bill is an anti-sprawl bill that dovetails into AB32, the state’s landmark climate protection legislation encouraging communities to build smarter and decrease sprawl.

Comments from the Task Force Meeting

Last night (Wednesday, 8/27), the Alameda Point Task Force meeting was held, and unfortunately, it was a poorly organized affair that allowed for rambling comments to dominate the meeting, which lead to a number of community members being unable to…

Plan B from Outer Space.

Wow…that’s all I can really say about tonight’s Alameda Point meeting. Ok, it’s not all I can really say, but actually, I feel like much of what I can say was said after SunCal’s last meeting: SunCal came to talk…

Which way today?

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is asking Bay Area residents about their opinions on transportation issues in order to better inform the direction of the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan. This on-line survey follows a statistically valid phone poll of over…

Little Fluffy Clouds

So yesterday, I talked a little about the Greening Alameda Point proposal from Action Alameda; I kept things more on the style and messaging. Today I wanted to look at the specifics that are proposed within the document. For the…